Russian Students Protest at World Cup “Fan Zone”
For fans who can’t fit into the stadium, official FIFA World Cup fan zones give them the opportunity to eat, drink, and watch World Cup games. However, students at Moscow State University are unhappy about a nearby fan zone, saying the noise is disruptive, particularly because the World Cup takes place right in the middle of final exams. In the months leading up to the World Cup, students have protested and circulated petitions to remove the fan zone. Reporter Sonya Groysman brings us the story from Moscow.